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blow·out

 (blō′out′)
n.
1.
a. A sudden rupture or bursting, as of an automobile tire.
b. The hole made by such a rupture.
2. A sudden escape of a confined gas or liquid, as from a well.
3. Informal
a. A large party or other social affair: "Lunch was a billion-calorie blowout beside the pool" (Vanity Fair).
b. A lopsided victory or thorough defeat.
c. A sale in which the discounts are unusually large.
4. A treatment, as at a beauty salon, in which the hair is washed, blown dry, and styled without being cut.

blow•out

(ˈbloʊˌaʊt)

n.
1. a sudden bursting or rupture of an automobile tire.
2. a sudden or violent escape of air, steam, or liquid, esp. an uncontrollable escape of oil, gas, or water from a well.
4. a lavish party or entertainment.
5. Also called blow′out sale′. a quick sale of retail merchandise at very low prices.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blowout - an easy victoryblowout - an easy victory      
triumph, victory - a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
2.blowout - a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus; "the right front tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights"
malfunction - a failure to function normally
3.blowout - a gay festivityblowout - a gay festivity      
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion

blowout

noun
1. A violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves:
2. Slang. A big, exuberant party:
Slang: bash, blast.
Translations
انْطِلاقُ البُخار أو الغاز
prasknutíprudký únik
punkteringudslip
durrdefekt
snöggt loft- eîa vökvaútstreymisprunginn hjólbarîi
prasknutie
fışkırmapatlama

blowout

[ˈbləʊˌaʊt] n (fam) (big meal) → abbuffata; (of tyre) → scoppio; (of fuse) → corto circuito

blow2

(bləu) past tense blew (blu) : past participle blown verb
1. (of a current of air) to be moving. The wind blew more strongly.
2. (of eg wind) to cause (something) to move in a given way. The explosion blew off the lid.
3. to be moved by the wind etc. The door must have blown shut.
4. to drive air (upon or into). Please blow into this tube!
5. to make a sound by means of (a musical instrument etc). He blew the horn loudly.
ˈblowhole noun
a breathing-hole (through the ice for seals etc) or a nostril (especially on the head of a whale etc).
ˈblow-lamp, ˈblow-torch noun
a lamp for aiming a very hot flame at a particular spot. The painter burned off the old paint with a blow-lamp.
ˈblowout noun
1. the bursting of a car tyre. That's the second blowout I've had with this car.
2. (on eg an oil rig) a violent escape of gas etc.
ˈblowpipe noun
a tube from which a dart (often poisonous) is blown.
blow one's top
to become very angry. She blew her top when he arrived home late.
blow out
to extinguish or put out (a flame etc) by blowing. The wind blew out the candle; The child blew out the match.
blow over
to pass and become forgotten. The trouble will soon blow over.
blow up
1. to break into pieces, or be broken into pieces, by an explosion. The bridge blew up / was blown up.
2. to fill with air or a gas. He blew up the balloon.
3. to lose one's temper. If he says that again I'll blow up.
References in classic literature ?
I can borrow a dime from the barber, an' I got enough junk to hock for a blowout.
Mayroon lang sana akong hihilingin na kung pwede, 'wag niyo na akong purihin sa desisyon na 'to dahil sa huling papuri ni Congressman Bondoc, sinisingil na ako ni Justice Bersamin ng blowout,' Martires said, deadpan.
The well blowout at Rag-e Sefid in Khuzestan province occurred October 29.
The premier blowout hair salon featuring Blowouts, Color, makeup and much more.
They specialise in a range of blow dry styles, updos, braids and intensive scalp and hair treatments, and when they invited us to try one of their hair treatments, we jumped at the chance to try the Brazilian Blowout that's all the rage this summer.
HEALTH and safety officials claim Boulby miner John Anderson was not following safety guidelines when he was killed in an "extraordinary" gas blowout, an inquest has heard.
In this article we describe the surgical management of retrosternal goiters via a limited thoracocervical approach, and we explore how the respective surgical know-how can be used in the management of the carotid blowout syndrome.
Pressure gauge 0to 6 kg/cm2 (pos) 1) type: direct 2)mounting: loc al 3)dial size: 40mm 4)case: ss 304 5)ring : standard 6) blowout connection: back 7)lens:shatter proof glass 8)element: bourdo n 9)bourdon mat: aisi 316ss 10)movement mat: aisi 304 ss11)ac curacy: +/-1% or better 12) ext screw mat: ss 13)pointer type: mic rometer 14) zero adjust: yes
The cause of the blowout remains unknown, though state officials surmise it may have been caused by hydraulic fracturing of a nearby well in a situation referred to in the industry as "communication" between wells.
In addition to serving as a blowout booster, it can even be used on wet or dry hair as a detangler, shine enhancer and heat protectant.
Chemical Safety Board zeroes in on what went wrong with the blowout preventer and blames bad management and operations.
In normal operations, check valves are in shut-off position where sealing is secured by static seals that are designed to withstand any blowout.